Saudi Arabia Issues Sweeping Pardon For Military Engaged In Yemen War

Authored by Adam Dick via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, On Tuesday, t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

In Defiance Of Trump, House Votes To End US Military Support For Saudi War In Yemen

In a direct rebuke of Trump's foreign policy amid broader pushback over his defense of Saudi Arabia, the House on Wednesday passed a bill in a 248-177 vote that largely fell along party lines, which requires President Trump to withdraw.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 13th, 2019

US Senate Votes Against Genocide In Yemen, Saudi Government Responds As Expected

On Thursday, December 13th the United States surprisingly voted to withdraw US military support from Saudi Arabia in their ongoing conflict against the peo.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 17th, 2018

Oil pares monthly gain as US rigs offset Iran-deal risk

Oil surged to levels last seen in 2014 as issues including the conflict in Syria and tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran-backed rebels in Yemen stoked concerns over supply disruptions.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 30th, 2018

Inspired by Jamal Khashoggi"s killing, lawmakers renew fight to defy Trump and end US support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen

C-SPAN A bipartisan group o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 31st, 2019

Saudi Attempts to Win Over Locals in Yemen Stir Anger

Saudi Arabia is funding infrastructure and health projects in Yemen’s east to keep hostile forces, particularly Iran-backed Houthi rebels, from exploiting Yemen’s chaos. But locals bristle over what they call a Saudi “occupation.”.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 4th, 2019

Mattis, U.S. Commander Sought to Temper Saudi-Led War in Yemen

U.S. efforts backstage were critical in moderating the Saudi-led coalition’s military moves in Yemen—and in pushing the U.S.’s Gulf allies into serious peace talks......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 31st, 2018

Saudi Arabia is reportedly paying up to $10,000 to Sudanese militiamen, including child soldiers, to fight in their brutal war in Yemen

Associated Press The New York Times reported on Friday that Saudi Arabia and its allies have recruited thousands of Sudanese soldiers for their war in Yemen, including child soldiers as young as 14 years old. The r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 29th, 2018

Saudi king extends allowances as living costs rise

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has extended monthly allowances for government employees, military personnel, pensioners, social security recipients and students into next year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 18th, 2018

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2018

Free Gas Over Yemen"s Skies: Saudi Jets Refueled By American Taxpayers Due To "Accounting Errors"

The White House wants to stay the course in Yemen even as the Senate is set to push back against US military support to the Saudi-led bombing campaign. But now a bombs.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 10th, 2018

Senate to Vote on Withdrawing U.S. Support to Saudis in Yemen War

A resolution set for a Senate vote this week would end U.S. military backing to the Saudi coalition in the Yemen war in an effort to punish Riyadh for the Khashoggi killing......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

Rocket Barrage Threatens Timid Hopes for Peace in Yemen

Yemen’s Houthi rebels fired a barrage of missiles into Saudi Arabia, the armed group said, strikes that could threaten to derail the U.S.-backed peace efforts that have raised fresh hopes to end a catastrophic, nearly four-year war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 30th, 2018

Qatar Builds Up Military, Spurred by Saudi-led Blockade

Qatar is adding new jet fighters, enhancing missile defenses and recruiting more soldiers to buttress its armed forces in a standoff with a bloc of neighboring states led by Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 30th, 2018

Senators Angry With Saudi Arabia Look to Halt Support in Yemen

Senators frustrated with Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could vote as early as Wednesday on a measure withdrawing U.S. support for the Saudi intervention in Yemen’s civil war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

"It"s Not Enough": US Senate Proposes New Bill To Ban Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

After previously on Thursday the Senate killed a proposal by Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) to block $300 million in US arms sales to Bahrain — a key Saudi coalition ally in the Yemen war — Senators proposed another bill that would suspend .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 16th, 2018

U.S. Ends Saudi Jet Refueling Missions in Yemen Conflict

The U.S. is stopping aerial refueling of warplanes bombing Yemen, dialing back support for a Saudi-led military coalition as criticism of the kingdom grows in Washington over the conflict’s civilian impact......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 11th, 2018

Pentagon Ceases Refueling Saudi Jets In Yemen Ahead Of Sanctions On Riyadh

In a significant development, the White House is preparing to halt the U.S. refueling of Saudi coalition jets engaged in operations over Yemen. It's been among the more controversial measures .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2018

UN Reviewing Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, China, Mexico

Routine reviews offer criticisms, suggest reforms. Three times a year the United Nations reviews fourteen countries’ human rights records on a rotating basis and issues recommendations. Saudi Arabia and China‘s .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 8th, 2018

When Will Obama Aides Come Clean About U.S.-Saudi War Crimes?"

Authored by Sarah Lazare via, Now that Saudi Arabia has become a P.R. liability, Samantha Power and Ben Rhodes have quietly condemned the war in Yemen. But when they had the power to stop it, they were complicit... It t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 26th, 2018

German Chancellor Merkel Throws Future Military Sales to Saudi Arabia Into Doubt

Germany is adding to the pressure on Saudi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 21st, 2018